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Lyco commissioners discuss COVID-19 impacts

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WILLIAMSPORT — Lycoming County commissioners once again discussed how COVID-19 is impacting businesses and the community with much of the emphasis at their Tuesday meeting focusing on the reopening of local schools. John Shireman, of Jersey Shore, told commissioners school districts are ...

One new COVID-19 case in Clinton County

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Clinton County added one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 121 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 108 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 2,735 people have tested negative to ...

Sisters share journey to radiography degrees at Penn College

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JERSEY SHORE — Sisters Kierstin N. Bathurst, of Jersey Shore, and Marissa L. Bathurst, of Linden, shared yet another experience when they marched across the stage at a Pennsylvania College of Technology commencement ceremony on Aug. 7. The Bathursts, both petitioning to receive associate ...

Police news – Aug. 11

Police, court and fires

Passenger ejected from vehicle FARRANDSVILLE — A 27-year-old Linden man was Life Flighted to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after he was ejected from a vehicle during a crash along Renovo Road in Grugan Township on Aug. 9, state police at Lamar said. The crash occurred at 9:04 a.m. ...

Old Photo Album: Do you know these students?

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED A group of area fifth grade students pose for a group photo between 1949 and 1950. We are unsure of who is pictured or what school they attended. Listed on the back of the photo are three names: Miss. Schulty, Mr. Long and Miss. Rook. Anyone who can help us identify some of the ...

Local businesses receive Small Business Impact funding

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LOCK HAVEN — Six businesses in Clinton County were the recipients of a portion of $96 million in COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance funding this week. Gov. Tom Wolf announced that 4,933 businesses throughout the commonwealth received a portion of the funding with ...

Emergency services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. FRIDAY — At 5:22 a.m., Sugar Valley/Loganton, Dunnstown, Nittany Valley/Lamar, Lock Haven Citizens Hose, Lamar Township/Salona, Mill Hall, Miles Township, Nippenose Valley, Walker Township and ...

At the Parks

Community

The following events will take place at area state parks. Per CDC guidelines, participants in these programs are asked to wear a mask when attending. Registrations for any of these events will be taken by calling 570-753-6005, or by going to DCNR’s calendar of events. LITTLE PINE — On ...

Mother who left newborn sentenced to five years probation

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LOCK HAVEN — The 19-year-old mother who left her newborn son wrapped in a towel in a paper bag on the back porch of a Clinton County home in March has been placed on probation for five years. Cassandra Rochelle Stitzer of the Loganton area was sentenced Monday by Clinton County Judge Craig ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Bill and Linda Neimond Happy Belated Birthday to Caleb Shade of Flemington, who turned 19 on Aug. 10 Quote of the Day “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” — George Addair Word of the Day Clarion — Brilliantly ...

Schools to get more state virus analysis to guide reopening

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HARRISBURG — Under pressure to give schools more health guidance about how to safely reopen, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Monday that it will provide recommendations to school districts based on the local rate of transmission of the coronavirus. The Department of Health plans to ...

Angel Lights on Sept. 11 to glow in The Express

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LOCK HAVEN —Angel Light luminaries will once again shine on the evening of Sept. 11. The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven plans to hold the Angel Lights tribute as it has done in the past. Because of Covid-19 precautions, the tribute in Triangle Park will likely be smaller than in the ...

Leadership Clinton County celebrates 13 new graduates

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LOCK HAVEN — Thirteen individuals recently completed the nine-month Leadership Clinton County (LCC) program. Graduation ceremonies were held July 29 to wrap up the 20th year of the innovative training and leadership development program. Participants in the 2019-2020 class gained insight ...

Back in business

Community

The following businesses, churches and organizations have let The Express know their status as the green phase reopening continues. If you’d like to add your business or agency to the list, send it to lmuthler@lockhaven.com — Blanchard Church of Christ is holding in-person services at 11 ...

Cancellations

Community

EVENTS — The 2020 Keskunhaka Festival has been canceled due to concerns related to COVID-19. The Tompkins Family looks forward to seeing everyone at the 2021 Keskunhaka Festival. — The Young-Swartz family reunion has been canceled for this month. The reunion will be held next year. ...

Trump: Convention speech locale is White House or Gettysburg

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Searching for a symbolic substitute for his virus-scuttled plans for an arena celebration, President Donald Trump said Monday that his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination will be held at either the White House or the Gettysburg battlefield. The ...

Community Services

Community

(Editor’s Note: If your organization is no longer participating in the food programs listed below, please call The Express and let us know so we can remove that information. Contact Lana Muthler at 570-748-6791 or lmuthler@lockhaven.com. Thank you.) Master Gardener hotline LOCK HAVEN ...

Pennsylvania may seek federal loan to pay jobless benefits

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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania has contacted the U.S. Department of Labor about a loan to prop up its unemployment compensation trust fund as President Donald Trump pushes states to help pay for an extension of federal unemployment benefits. Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said it was waiting for ...

Pennsylvania warns of crowds at parks, suggests alternatives

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State officials say a number of state parks and recreation areas in Pennsylvania are seeing “significant overcrowding" on weekends and during warm weather, and they are suggesting that people go to less crowded areas. The Department of Conservation and Natural ...